Resume Cover Letter

Office Manager Resume

The writer condenses extensive experience onto one page, using keywords, an Overview section representing many similar positions to avoid repetition, and a compact Work Chronology section.

Sample Office Manager Resume

Oliver Twist
1265 Camelot Court • Millwood, NY 10569 • Cell :( 914) 555-896


Bringing 25+ Years of Office Administration and Full-charge Bookkeeping Experience as Follows:

  • Accounts Payable / Receivable
  • Expense Control
  • Human Resources Management
  • Weekly Payroll
  • Account Management
  • Staff Training and Supervision
  • Credit and Collections
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Customer Service / Client Relations
  • Statement Billings
  • Month-end Closings
  • Computerized Processes


    Recognized throughout longstanding career for ability to develop, implement, and manage full-charge,
    computerized bookkeeping functions while overseeing multifaceted office administration procedures

    • As Office Manager for August Publications, fully manage company-wide accounting and reporting functions for five subsidiaries, as well as weekly payroll processes for 45 salaried employees.
    • Liaison between senior management, employees, and clients to ensure proper lines of communication critical in addressing myriad problems and issues requiring immediate attention and resolve.
    • Manage Accounts Payable/Receivable and expense-control procedures, including bank and account reconciliation, cash receipts, disbursements, finance charges, billings, invoicing, purchase order and inventory verification, chargebacks, rebates, and preparation of daily bank deposits.
    • Negotiate and enforce collections to recover funds and expedite the clearance on delinquent accounts.
    • Collaborate extensively with external auditors, providing in-depth assistance with periodic corporate audits.
    • Perform thorough credit analyses, research financial histories, and review account status as a prerequisite to qualifying new accounts, authorizing purchases, and extending/increasing lines of credit of up to $200,000.
    • Establish and maintain Human Resources-related employee files reflecting salary increases, deductions, garnishments, benefits, payroll exceptions, and W-2 withholdings, exercising a high level of confidentiality.
    • Skilled at interviewing, hiring, training, and evaluating employees in areas of accounting procedures.
    • Research account transactions, demonstrating a keen ability to recognize and resolve discrepancies.
    • Follow through on timely and accurate month-end closings and financial reporting activities.


    Office Manager, August Publications, Hauppauge, NY 1996-present
    Office Manager, Quality Insurance, Huntington, NY 1986-1996
    Office Manager, DSG Management Corp., Melville, NY 1983-1985
    Controller's Assistant, Georgia Interiors, Farmingdale, NY 1979-1983
    Credit/Collections Supervisor, EastTel Sales Corp., New York, NY 1978-1979
    Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk, Syobel Corp., New York, NY 1973-1978


    Windows 2000; MS Word and Excel; WordPerfect; Lotus; Peachtree Accounting


    Bachelor of Arts, Business Management/Accounting, Banes College, 1982

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